Human Resources

Nonprofit Human Resources Executive Search Services

We Connect Mission-Driven Nonprofit Organizations To Exceptional Human Resources Leadership.

Scion is an expert in leading comprehensive HR executive searches for the nonprofit sector. Since 2006, we have had the pleasure of helping hundreds of organizations of all sizes find the human resource professionals they need.

We stand ready to leverage our vast human resource leadership network in the nonprofit, philanthropic, government, corporate, and startup sectors to meet your organizational goals. We are experienced at delivering local, state-wide, and national human resource executives that are a true match for your unique organization, leadership team, culture, and mission.

As part our executive search service, we attend to all search activities and administrative aspects that relate to recruiting the role including candidate scheduling, research, pipeline management/creation, reference checks, background checks, offers, negotiations, planning, and project management. From executive search launch to executive search close and transition, we drive the search process on your behalf and put the time in so your leadership can concentrate on your daily responsibilities.



We lead comprehensive and expedient executive searches for the following HR functions:

  • Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO)
  • VP of Human Resources
  • Director of Human Resources
  • Director of Admin/Operations and Human Resources
  • Human Resource Manager/Generalists
  • HRIS Officers
  • HR Consultants

We’ll Find the
Best Person For the Job 

Request Services

Nonprofit Executive Search Room with empty desk

Scion Executive Search HR placements are particularly successful because:

  • We provide top tier mission-driven executives that are passionate about nonprofit work and your organization.
  • We hold a robust network of private nonprofit, corporate, foundation, and start-up HR executives and provide access to national networks of over 14,000,000 executive candidate options including corporate talent.
  • We listen to your needs, objectives, and challenges and then deliver.
  • We are flexible and can customize our search service to best meet your organization’s needs.
  • We get to know our executive candidates and their goals, aspirations, and abilities, which enables us to make strong employment matches for your organization.
  • We are deeply connected and a part of the nonprofit sector.
  • We stand ready to launch your search for new HR Leadership immediately!
  • We are nonprofit search specialists and experts in our field.
  • We have successfully placed over 1,000 nonprofit professionals and excel in doing so expediently.
  • We are an award-winning executive recruitment firm as seen in the Business Times for thirteen years running, ABC news, and the Forbes list of Best Executive Recruiting Firms in the US and World.

Scion Executive Search is an award-winning full-service nonprofit executive search firm that provides clients with extraordinary talent for hire. Since 2006, our partners have been strategically placing nonprofit talent within foundations, organizations, and educational institutions globally. It is our aim to make your organizations’ growth goals an attainable reality.